At 6-2-1, the San Francisco 49ers have all but locked up the NFC West. Wait, that doesn't sound right.
Let's rewind that a bit. The 49ers are still at the forefront of the toughest division in football, but yes folks, a tie just happened.
Look, a tie is better than a loss. Can this have serious playoff implications down the line? Of course, especially with Seattle still in the rear view mirror. However, the Niners don't have time to sulk.
The mighty Chicago Bears visit Candlestick Park on Monday Night Football in what many will consider the game of the week.
Moving on to more positive news, with the Pro Bowl ballot officially up and running, the 49ers may need to start packing early.
After sending eight players to the 2011 roster, we could see even more Niners inhabiting the 2012 Pro Bowl.
With that, here are the Niners likely packing their bags for Hawaii.